WOFL Orlando veteran Melissa Medalie will now oversee news operations at the WOFL-WRBW duopoly as well as WOGX Gainesville, Fla.
Jeff Zeller, news director for Fox-owned WOFL Orlando, Fla., has quit. Zeller’s departure follows that of Allyson Meyers, who last month announced her resignation as general manager. She was replaced by Mike McClain.
The head of the group’s WOFL-WRBW Orlando and WOGX Gainesville has resigned to devote herself to a “family situation.”
Cox Media Group’s WFTV has a comfortable lead among local media outlets on social according to Shareablee data, while Fox O&O WOFL pulls ahead in overall fans/followers. WFTV’s news director says the market’s penchant for viral stories — plus an embrace of Facebook Live — is helping buoy its social efforts.
The Orlando Fox O&O’s weekday 11-11:30 p.m. block will comprise NewsEdge [email protected] and The Fox 35 SportsZone beginning April 17.
Fox-owned WOFL Orlando, Fla. (DMA 18), has introduced a new anchor lineup across all newscasts with new roles for Bob Frier and LuAnne Sorrell and the addition of Danielle Knox and Charles Billi, according to station VP-News Director Jeff Zeller. Effective Oct. 10, Danielle Knox will anchor Good Day Orlando alongside Ryan Elijah from 4 […]
The hour-long broadcast will premiere July 11 and will increase the Fox O&O’s weekly news total to 55.5 hours.
Fox-owned WOFL Orlando, Fla. (DMA 19) has hired Erick Weber to anchor Good Day Orlando from 7 to 10 a.m. alongside Amy Kaufeldt, effective June 29. Most recently, Weber served as morning anchor for Good Day Charlotte at Fox O&O WJZY. Prior to that, he was the morning news anchor for NECN/NBC in Boston. Previously, […]
Fox-owned WOFL Orlando, Fla. (DMA 19), has added Stephen Hauck as a reporter and anchor. He starts on April 18. Hauck spent the last 18 years with WIAT Birmingham, Ala. Most recently, he was weekday anchor and reporter there. During his tenure, he previously held the roles of weekend anchor, weekend sports anchor, and reporter. […]
Sources say that Fox wants to trade its WOFL Orlando, Fla., to get WVUE in New Orleans, which is owned by Louisiana Media Co., but run by Raycom. Fox wants to own the Fox station in the Big Easy, home to the NFL New Orleans Saints, a strategy it’s followed before.
Fox-owned WOFL Orlando, Fla. (DMA 18), today named Adam Shadoff sports anchor and multimedia journalist. Effective June 22, Shadoff will anchor the weekend sports and report for several newscasts throughout the week. Most recently, Shadoff has been the sports director, anchor, and reporter for SNN6 in Sarasota, Fla. He previously worked as the play-by-play writer […]
Orlando City Soccer Club and Fox-owned WOFL (Fox)-WRBW (MNT) Orlando, Fla. (DMA 18), today announced a multi-year partnership in which the stations will be exclusive English-language local broadcast home for the Lions. The agreement gives WOFL-WRBW telecast rights to all Orlando City regular season and playoff matches not aired by Major League Soccer’s national television […]
Fox-owned WOFL Orlando, Fla. (DMA 18), has named Brooks Tomlin meteorologist and Ann Keil reporter. Tomlin, who will be working weekends on both the morning and the evening newscasts, has spent the last several years working in Perth, Australia, for the Commercial Weather Services of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Before that, Tomlin worked at […]
O&Os WOFL Orlando, WTVT Tampa and WOGX Gainesville will originate the debate live on Sept. 29. It will be carried by all Fox stations in the state.
The Fox-owned Orlando station on Feb. 28 will debut the half-hour ‘The Cue’ in a six-week test.
Fox promotes her from VP-general sales manager of WTXF Philadelphia to VP-GM of WOFL (Fox)-WRBW (MNT) Orlando and WOGX Gainsville.
For the first time since that fateful night on Feb. 26, the father of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, sat down for a TV interview with the Fox O&O.